Scan Magazine, Issue 140, March 2022

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Unique Experiences in Denmark 2022

Feel the music – vibrant city life, fairytale islands, and a wild dolphin Listen to local musicians while sipping locally made world-class whisky at the docks. Go island hopping in the South Funen Archipelago. Explore cosy alleys with quirky shops. Indulge in culinary temptations and enjoy scenic beach attractions less than a 15-minute walk from the city centre. Svendborg no doubt makes for a memorable weekend getaway – and when you go, don’t forget to stop by the harbour and say hello to Delle, Svendborg’s most cherished, playful resident. By Heidi Kokborg

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Nestled in the South Funen Archipelago, Svendborg boasts somewhat of a fairytale-like location. Here, you’ll find charming cobbled streets with one-of-a-kind boutiques, idyllic houses and historic cottages that look like something straight out of a film, world-class culinary experiences, locals that know how to enjoy life, and live music like none other. “We have quite the music scene here in Svendborg. People are constantly jamming and playing music in alleyways, back yards, bars and in the streets. We have live 62 |

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With more than 700 live concerts each year, there certainly is something for everyone. Whether you are a jazz lover or a folk music enthusiast, you dig rock music or just can’t get enough of blues, you’ll find a concert or festival here that is right up your alley. The sweetness of life

music every single night. It gives the city a distinctive, creative vibe,” says Anja Mia Haas, event manager at VisitSvendborg.

Svendborg is a city that is buzzing with life year-round, from the creative docks area at the harbour and a vibrant city centre with quirky boutiques in the Latin Quarter, to cosy cafés where you can easily linger for hours while sipping coffee and simply watching the lively city life unfold. “With its cobblestone streets, specialty stores and an abundance of cafés and restaurants, Svendborg offers a city experience with a little twist. It is a really charming city with a very rich cultural life,” says Haas.